Many residents in the Houston area have served in the armed forces. It is important that veterans receive the medical care they were promised, deserve and require. However, in several cases, veterans are receiving sub-par care that is causing major medical concerns. The failure to follow acceptable standards is unacceptable for any patient, especially our veterans after all they have done for our country.
Hearing the words, "you have cancer," from a doctor is something that almost everyone fears. For many cases of cancer, early detection can lead to a favorable outcome, but a failure to diagnose cancer can be devastating for a patient.